Conventional energy sources such as coal, oil, natural gas, and nuclear material have a substantial effect on the environment via the release of harmful greenhouse gases (GHG). Carbon Dioxide (CO2) and Methane (CH4) account for over 90% of gases...
The concept of renewable energy is not new. The oldest form of renewable energy dates back to more than a million years ago, where traditional biomass was used to generate fire. c. 7000 years ago, wind was used to...
Geothermal energy (GTE) exploits the thermal energy beneath the Earth’s surface located near geologic “hot spots”. This energy is contained in steam, hot water (from hot water reservoirs within the cracks of the sub-crust of the Earth) or dry...
Part 2: In part 2 of our renewable energy overview: Biomass, Geothermal and an interesting new entrant. Biomass Biomass is a clean and renewable energy source, where plant materials are burned, and the energy released is processed into several usable formats. However,...